Friday, 16 September 2022 11:21

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC HEARING INTENTION TO ENACT PROPOSED ORDINANCE September 28, 2022 (re: Shooting Ranges)

TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Supervisors of Barrett Township will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 8 a.m. at the Barrett Township municipal building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326 with respect to a proposed ordinance.

At the time of the public hearing, the Supervisors will listen to comments by members of the public concerning the proposed ordinance. If substantial amendments are not offered to the draft of the proposed ordinance, the Supervisors intend to consider enactment of the proposed ordinance immediately after the public hearing.

The proposed ordinance is entitled:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BARRETT, MONROE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 525 (ZONING) OF THE BARRETT TOWNSHIP CODE OF ORDINANCE TO INCLUDE CERTAIN PROVISIONS REGULATING INDOOR AND OUTDOOR SHOOTING RANGES.

The following is a brief summary of all of the sections of the proposed ordinance, which, if adopted, will amend the Barrett Township Code of Ordinances (the Code ): Section 1 of the proposed ordinance adds definitions for Shooting Range, Indoor and Shooting Range, Outdoor to Article II (Definitions) of Chapter 525 (Zoning) of the Code. Section 2 amends Article IV (Conservation Subdivision) to permit indoor and outdoor shooting ranges in that zoning district by conditional use. Section 3 amends Article VI (Mixed Use Village District) to permit indoor shooting ranges in that district by conditional use. Section 4 amends Article VII (Commercial Resort/Hotel) to permit indoor shooting ranges by conditional use. Section 5 amends Article VIII (Light Industrial) to permit indoor and outdoor shooting ranges in that district by conditional use. Section 6 amends Article IX (Industrial) to allow indoor and outdoor shooting ranges in that district by conditional use. Section 7 amends Article X (Use Regulations), Section 23 (Use Regulations), Subparagraph C (Religious, educational, recreational and institutional uses) to provide detailed regulations for indoor and outdoor shooting ranges. Section 8 amends Attachment 1 Appendix A (Table of Regulations) to provide for indoor and outdoor shooting ranges to be permitted by conditional use as provides in Sections 2 through 6 above. Sections 9 and 10, respectively, contain repealer and validity provisions. Section 11 provides that the proposed ordinance will be effective five days after the date of its enactment

The complete proposed ordinance was provided to the Pocono Record and the Monroe County Law Library and is available for inspection (without charge) or copying (for actual copying costs) at the Township s offices at the address listed above during regular business hours.

If you require any special accommodations to attend, please contact the Township at (570) 595-2602 at least one day in advance.

Weitzmann, Weitzmann

& Huffman, LLC

By: Todd W. Weitzmann, Esquire

700 Monroe Street

Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Solicitor

Barrett Township

Board of Supervisors

P - Sept. 15, Sept. 21

Nate

Disclaimer: The ideas are the personal thoughts and opinions of Nate Covington and do not necessarily reflect the position of Barrett Township or the Board of Auditors.

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